The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 834 799 789
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 42 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.058% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 59 55
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29143 27107 30471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.33% 26.61% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23301 22293 25637
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 12 £53,750 -10.41% 2
South East -8 8 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North East -9 7 - - 1
North West -17 7 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands -19 5 £40,000 - 2
South West -34 2 £100,000 +207.69% 3
Yorkshire -40 1 £30,000 -25.00%
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (86.76%) Microsoft
3 54 (79.41%) C#
4 52 (76.47%) .NET
5 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
6 40 (58.82%) ASP.NET
7 36 (52.94%) SQL
7 36 (52.94%) MS Excel
8 35 (51.47%) HTML
9 34 (50.00%) MCSD
10 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
10 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (44.12%) MVC
11 30 (44.12%) CSS
12 29 (42.65%) jQuery
13 26 (38.24%) MCTS
14 24 (35.29%) SharePoint
15 23 (33.82%) Degree
15 23 (33.82%) HTML5
15 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (30.88%) .NET Framework
17 21 (30.88%) Windows
18 19 (27.94%) Finance
18 19 (27.94%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (27.94%) CSS3
19 17 (25.00%) MCP
20 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
21 15 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
21 15 (22.06%) WCF

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 19 (27.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (19.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.35%) IIS
5 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.94%) SAS
8 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) Office 365
3 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) FTP
1 3 (4.41%) DNS
1 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Extranet
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Advertising
4 4 (5.88%) Billing
5 3 (4.41%) Games
5 3 (4.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (70.59%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (10.29%) SharePoint Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) UI Developer
9 4 (5.88%) UI Programmer
9 4 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Head of Development
10 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Head of Technology
10 3 (4.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (76.47%) .NET
2 40 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 35 (51.47%) HTML
4 30 (44.12%) CSS
5 29 (42.65%) jQuery
6 23 (33.82%) HTML5
6 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (30.88%) .NET Framework
9 19 (27.94%) CSS3
10 15 (22.06%) WCF
11 11 (16.18%) Ajax
12 8 (11.76%) XSLT
13 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 6 (8.82%) Web Services
14 6 (8.82%) XML
15 5 (7.35%) XHTML
15 5 (7.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 4 (5.88%) COM
17 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Blog
1 7 (10.29%) Open Source
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) NHS
2 4 (5.88%) W3C
3 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) MVC
3 13 (19.12%) OO
4 11 (16.18%) Scrum
5 10 (14.71%) TDD
6 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.76%) CRM
7 7 (10.29%) Data Management
7 7 (10.29%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (10.29%) Web Application Development
7 7 (10.29%) Graceful Degradation
8 6 (8.82%) Workflow
9 5 (7.35%) ITIL
9 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.35%) OOP
9 5 (7.35%) Business Development
9 5 (7.35%) System Testing
10 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (79.41%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) SQL
3 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.88%) VC++
6 4 (5.88%) VB6
6 4 (5.88%) C++
6 4 (5.88%) VB
7 3 (4.41%) C
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (50.00%) MCSD
3 26 (38.24%) MCTS
4 23 (33.82%) Degree
5 17 (25.00%) MCP
6 15 (22.06%) MCSE
7 11 (16.18%) MCAD
7 11 (16.18%) MCITP
8 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.41%) CCA
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Vendors
1 59 (86.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) DevExpress
2 4 (5.88%) Red Gate
3 3 (4.41%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) HP
3 3 (4.41%) Dell
3 3 (4.41%) Intel
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
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